An 18-year-old has capped off his birthday celebrations with a criminal charge after he allegedly doused an ambulance in petrol when emergency service workers were called to his party to extinguish a bonfire and treat a teenager for burns.
Kate McClymont He's been bankrupted, banned and jailed but now convicted fraudster Stephen Larkin has hit upon a court-sanctioned fraud which has enabled him to "legally" plunder the bank accounts of his victims.
Anne Davies James Packer's Crown Resorts has told planning authorities it cannot shift the 275 metre-tall casino and apartment tower back from the waterfront site, because under gaming legislation it has been guaranteed the site.
Anna Patty TAFE NSW faces is under fire for slashing the number of teachers who deliver skills that are in high demand.
Matt O'Sullivan NSW has held on to its prized position as Australia's best performing economy but Victoria is edging closer as it benefits from strong population growth.
Noel Towell Tens of thousands of Student Payment claims "auto-rejected", government insiders allege.
Ross Peake A Senate committee is racing to publish an interim report about the controversy surrounding Lyme disease, before its inquiry is shut down by the early election.Committee chairwoman senator Rachel Siewert said the inquiry had heard evidence from health experts and people who believed they had the disease, even though the bacteria has not been found in Australia."There's clearly something going on," she told Fairfax Media.
Tom Allard East Timor independence hero says refusal to deal on sea border hurts Australia's reputation.
Rania Spooner The largest study ever into the impact of general anaesthetic on babies has found it is no more damaging to their brains than local anaesthetic at two years old.
James Massola Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has put any changes to the GST on the political back burner, ruling out changes to the consumption tax for at least three years if his government is re-elected.
A YOUNG man jailed for a minimum of three years after he was convicted of having sexual intercourse ...